Definition of flammulated owl in US English:

flammulated owl

noun

  • A small reddish-gray migratory American owl which sometimes occurs in loose colonies.

    Otus flammeolus, family Strigidae

    • ‘The four species of owls divide into two strongly supported clades, corresponding to the widely accepted bifurcation of the owls into two families, Tytonidae (bay owl, barn owl) and Strigidae (flammulated owl, hawk owl).’

Pronunciation

flammulated owl

/ˌflamyəˌlādəd ˈoul/